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2014 $500 Aboriginal Story: The Legend of the Spirit Bear - Pure Gold Coin
2014 $500 Pure Gold - Aboriginal Story: The Legend of the Spirit Bear
 
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Our Price: $12,000.00 ** Tax Exempt **
Year: 2014

RCM# 130558

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Product Code: 623932056985

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This stunning, beautifully illustrated coin is not only a stand-alone work of art that describes the legend of the spirit bear, but a substantial coin on its own: it features a diameter of 60mm, a face value of $500, and generous five ounces of 99.99% pure gold. The artwork by Coast Salish First Nations artist Darlene Gait illustrates the legend; for a long time, the spirit bear was tied to the mysticism of the Gitg’at and Kitasoo First Nations peoples. The story goes that after a period of time, when the glaciers of ice dissolved from the earth, the Raven came along to make everything green. The Raven also decided to make one in ten black bears white, as a reminder of an era when the world was cold with snow and ice. In the image, a raven stretches its wings to throw colour onto the world, as retreating glaciers reveal a lush new land. Earth mounds and canoes are used by people who now move about freely; a prophetic bear totem blocks the sun, while a brown bear at rest in the bottom of the image is turned to white. Polished to proof perfection with an extremely limited mintage of only 50, this coin is destined to become a showpiece in any sophisticated fine silver coin collection, and a highly-sought after collector’s item.
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Produced By: RCM
Denomination: 500Dollar

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